Male, US, born 1856-07-24, died 1913

Associated with the firms network

Pelton and Hatherton, Architects; Pelton, John C., Jr., Architect

Professional History


Draftsman, Wright and Sanders, Architects, San Francisco, CA, c. 1875-1877.

Draftsman, Augustus Laver, Architect, San Francisco, CA, 1877-1879.

Partner, Pelton and Hatherton, Architects, San Francisco, CA, c. 1879-1888; Pelton and Hatherton had their office at 330 Pine Street in Downtown San Francisco.

Principal, John C. Pelton, Jr., Architect, Los Angeles, CA, c. 1888-1890.


His parents were John C. Pelton, Sr., and his wife, Amanda Pelton, who came to San Francisco early, in the 1850s.

The California Death Index noted that a John Cotter Pelton was born on 07/20/1856 and died on 10/30/1952. The death date varies significantly from that cited by Christopher VerPlanck, in his essay, "Pelton's Cheap Dwellings," who indicated that he died just after his father in 1913. (See: Christopher VerPlanck, "Pelton's Cheap Dwellings,"Accessed 05/16/2014.)

PCAD id: 1364